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Environmental Release Report: ST. TAMMANY Parish, LA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ST. TAMMANY Parish*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in LOUISIANA or facilities in ST. TAMMANY Parish by chemical releases or waste generation

    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for ST. TAMMANY Parish

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:EPICHLOROHYDRIN
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 1,045 15
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,706
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,845 15
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,301 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,966 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,216 20
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,312 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,215 20
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,480 30
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 260 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,453 20
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,997 30
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,742 25

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 19,864 1,000 0 0 20,864 2,750 NA
    1989 77,088 1,000 0 0 78,088 2,039 NA
    1990 63,181 5 0 0 63,186 4,360 NA
    1991 102,725 10 0 0 102,735 189,107 408,405
    1992 111,437 10 0 0 111,447 120,790 244,915
    1993 96,251 10 0 0 96,261 200,500 607,585
    1994 16,389 10 0 0 16,399 126,581 489,673
    1995 29,690 260 0 0 29,950 110,296 778,982
    1996 16,905 521 0 0 17,426 26,968 685,730
    1997 4,653 20 0 0 4,673 424,000 368,484
    1998 19,958 20 0 0 19,978 319,337 524,259
    1999 26,144 20 17 0 26,181 203,007 441,227
    2000 15,458 20 0 0 15,478 292,685 373,277
    2001 5,321 25 0 0 5,346 151,193 229,161
    2002 5,997 30 0 0 6,027 178,423 410,183
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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